Amitabh Bachchan Plays God Cameo in Sequel ‘Fakt Purusho Maate’: ‘His Enduring Stardom Is a Phenomenon’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Indian cinema acting legend Amitabh Bachchan has shot a cameo in upcoming sequel “Fakt Purusho Maate.”

The Gujarati-language film is a sequel to 2022 hit “Fakt Mahilao Maate,” where he had a leading role. In that film, a young man finds himself able to read the thoughts of all women and he decides to use this power to help others with their relationship problems.

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The sequel is a family drama that focuses on gender equality and conflicts between two generations. Bachchan, who is revered in the Indian film industry, will play God in the film. This is not the first time Bachchan has played God – he previously played the role in “God Tussi Great Ho” (2008).

“Fakt Purusho Maate” is produced by Anand Pandit and Vaishal Shah and is  written and directed by Jay Bodas and Parth Trivedi. The cast also includes Yash Soni, Mitra Gadhvi, Esha Kansara and Darshan Jariwala.

Pandit previously produced “Chehre” (2021), starring Bachchan and Emraan Hashmi.

Pandit said: “We shot with Mr. Bachchan on June 6  and everyone on the set  was awestruck by his energy,  dedication, legendary professionalism and his larger-than-life presence. He was a very special part of ‘Fakt Mahilao Maate’ as well and to be honest, it is hard for me to imagine a project without him. Anyone who has worked with him once, wants to work with him again and again.”

Shah added: “Mr. Bachchan plays a very interesting role in this sequel to ‘Fakt Mahilao Maate’ and  is in a way central to the way the story unfolds. His enduring stardom is a phenomenon that cannot be put in words and this film will once again show why he continues to be a legend.”

Bachchan is currently in “The Umesh Chronicles,” which is currently on the festival circuit. He is one of the leads in sci-fi epic “Kalki 2898 AD,” which is due to release June 27.

“Fakt Purusho Maate” is scheduled to release towards the end of August, during the Janmashtami holiday frame.

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